Oversight and Investigations

Chairman:  Tim Murphy (PA-18)
Jurisdiction: 
Responsibility for oversight of agencies, departments, and programs related to the jurisdiction of the full committee, and for conducting investigations.

Members

Republicans

Tim Murphy (PA), Chairman
David McKinley (WV), Vice Chairman
Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX)
Marsha Blackburn (TN)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Larry Bucshon (IN)
Bill Flores (TX)
Susan Brooks (IN)
Markwayne Mullin (OK)
Richard Hudson (NC)
Chris Collins (NY)
Kevin Cramer (ND)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI) (Ex Officio)

Democrats

Diana DeGette (CO), Ranking Member
Jan Schakowsky (IL)
Kathy Castor (FL)
Paul Tonko (NY)
John Yarmuth (KY)
Yvette D. Clarke (NY)
Joseph P. Kennedy, III (MA)
Gene Green (TX)
Peter Welch (VT)
Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ) (Ex Officio)

May 8, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA), Chairman Emeritus Joe Barton (R-TX), and Vice Chairman of the Oversight and Investigations and Health Subcommittees Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) today expressed concern about the stimulant dimethylamylamine (DMAA) being used in certain products that are marketed as dietary supplements.

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May 8, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: FDA stated that the information USPlabs submitted was ‘insufficient to defend the use of DMAA as an ingredient in dietary supplements’ and advised consumers not to buy or use any products containing the stimulant.

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April 29, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are continuing their examination into the Department of Energy’s loan guarantee program, seeking information about the program’s ability to create the jobs promised by the Obama administration.

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April 29, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: Unfortunately, based on Committee staff’s review of the redacted annual loan reviews for each project, it appears that these job estimates have failed to materialize, in part, due to the aforementioned bankruptcies and the precarious financial positions of certain other projects.

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April 26, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today continued its post-Newtown examination of the nation’s mental health system, focusing on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and how its application can help or hinder patient care and public safety.

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April 26, 2013 | ICYMI

During this week’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on the implementation of Obamacare, a troubling fact came to light – as the Obama administration was furloughing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) workers including air traffic controllers, workers responsible for the implementation of Obamacare were not facing the same time away from their work. Rep.

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